Tiglath-pileser I


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Tiglath-pileser I

(ˈtɪɡlæθpɪˈliːzə; -paɪ-)
n
(Biography) king of Assyria (?1116–?1093 bc), who extended his kingdom to the upper Euphrates and defeated the king of Babylonia
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which reaches a new climax during the reign of Tiglath-pileser I (1115-1077 B.
Thus, he regularly speaks about the Middle Assyrian royal inscriptions, and particularly that of Tiglath-Pileser I, a contemporary of David, with similarities noted in courtly scribal technique and in substance, especially in relation to the account of David's military campaigns in 2 Sam 8 and 10.
Using the example of the Tiglath-Pileser I Inscription, Halpern develops his Tiglath-Pileser principle, by which he means extracting a minimalist interpretation of the accomplishments of the monarch in such inscriptions.